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Kevin Hart ‘evaluating’ returning to host the Oscars after Ellen DeGeneres sit-down

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Los Angeles Times staff) — Will Kevin Hart return as Oscars host? The comedian said Thursday he is “evaluating” whether to return to the job he stepped down from last month after he faced backlash over past homophobic...
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Why Trump is likely to face a primary challenge

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jonah Goldberg) — It’s getting to the point where it’ll be easier to list the Democrats who are not running for president in 2020. But the roster on the Republican side remains a minority of one. That may...
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A 'justice' system that frees the monied and locks up the poor isn't worthy of the name

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (The Times Editorial Board) — A "justice" system that frees people who can afford to pay while locking up those without means is not worthy of the name. Yet the American system of justice — touted by the privileged as the...
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The new Congress should expand gun-sale background checks and ban assault-style rifles

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (The Times Editorial Board) — The shift of the House of Representatives from Republican to Democratic control offers a glimmer of hope that Congress might actually find a way to pass some common-sense gun bills. Two...
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We need a homeless shelter in Venice. And Westchester. And Hollywood ...

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold To the editor: I applaud the diligence of the Venice resident who wrote a letter detailing the proposal he submitted to the Los Angeles City Council for potential homeless shelter and...
  • New: 18 min ago

It's time for a viable third — and fourth, and fifith — political party

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold To the editor: The arrogance of the Democratic Party in California is on full display in Garry South’s op-ed article , which states that the emergence of a third party from California is...
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Terrorism from abroad isn't a big threat anymore. So why build a border wall?

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold To the editor: Thanks to columnist Doyle McManus for alleviating fears stoked by President Trump over the overblown fears of terrorism in the United States. As McManus writes , “The...
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We're warming oceans at the equivalent of one atomic explosion — per second

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold To the editor: Our record warm world ocean is not something we land animals contemplate as we go about our lives. Perhaps it would be useful to realize that the last time the oceans were as...
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$100 million is ordinary money in the world of ‘El Chapo’

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Sonja Sharp) — In any other context, the nine-figure bribe former Sinaloa cartel secretary Alex Cifuentes told New York jurors he arranged for a Mexican president-elect would defy belief. But for the...
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Big utilities have failed California. It's time for them to face real competition

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold To the editor: Edison International chief Pedro Pizzaro writes about “our common problem” of fierce wildfires in California . Utilities are a monopoly and ensured a profit because they must...
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From the Archives: The old Hall of Records at night

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Scott Harrison) — John Malmin's nighttime image of the old Hall of Records appeared as No. 22 in the Know Your City photography series.
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2019 Oscar nominations: Everything you need to know

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Los Angeles Times Staff) — This is what all of awards season has been leading up to. Well, almost. The nominations for the 91st Academy Awards are being announced Tuesday. Which films will land one of the coveted spots...
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Lakers expect Rondo return Thursday vs. Wolves

ESPN: Land O'Lakers Lakers coach Luke Walton said Rajon Rondo was set to return Thursday after missing 14 games while recovering from surgery to repair a ligament in his right ring finger.
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Lakers get their first look at DeMarcus Cousins with the Warriors

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Dan Woike) — Lakers fans roared at the end of the first quarter, the Golden State Warriors unable to score on the final possession before the buzzer. It was a small victory during a quarter in which...
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Klay Thompson hits 10 three-pointers as Warriors dominate Lakers

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Tania Ganguli) — Klay Thompson hopped on his left foot, slowly at first and then all the way around, turning 360 degrees in front of the Lakers bench. He’d just made his 10th three-pointer of the game, out of...
  • New: 5 hr 13 min ago

Windstorm downs trees, will continue through Wednesday

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Doug Smith) — A windstorm that buffeted Southern California on Monday, causing minor damage, was expected to continue at least another day, creating the potential for downed branches, trees and power lines....
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Maer Roshan named editor in chief of Los Angeles magazine

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Josh Rottenberg) — Maer Roshan has been named the new editor in chief of Los Angeles magazine, becoming the ninth editor of the city’s premier monthly publication since its founding in 1961. Roshan, 51, brings...
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Cal State, buoyed by Newsom's generous budget proposal, to boost enrollment

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Teresa Watanabe) — California State University is poised to enroll thousands more Californians and step up support to help them graduate sooner, thanks to a hefty increase in state funding proposed by Gov. Gavin...
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Rams respect Patriots but look forward to Super Bowl challenge

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Gary Klein) — After winning the NFC championship with a last-second field goal in overtime, the Rams did not know their Super Bowl opponent. Players and coaches watched the AFC championship game between...
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Upon closer inspection, Super Bowl LIII opponents aren't all that different

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Sam Farmer) — The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots. They’re in opposite corners of the country, and in some ways are as different as the regions they represent. For the next two weeks, in the ...
  • New: 7 hr 13 min ago

Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Project Blue Book' on History

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Ed Stockly) — SERIES The Flash Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) is injured in a battle with Cicada (Chris Klein) and her speed healing isn’t working, leaving Barry and Iris (Grant Gustin, Candice Patton)...
  • New: 7 hr 18 min ago